Explore the database

The database currently contains details of 991 pubs and other premises, 256 places and 209 people. There are also 310 photos and postcards, 80 pub signs, 662 newspaper articles, 252 maps and 104 documents. About 138 pubs are still open.

Use the options below to search the database.

N.B. Some pubs do not appear on the maps as we do not have a definite location for them.

Quick search

    Search for:
    Browse the database     Advanced search
Something not right? Got extra information? Please contact us and tell us more!

Details of pub: Crown Bach, Lampeter / Llanbedr Pont Steffan

Other names:
Address/Location: High St
OS Grid Ref:
Opened: before 1870      
Closed: c. 1880       Type: Beerhouse
Summary:
R.D.writing in the Carmarthen Journal in 1935 in his column “65 years ago”, remembers the Crown Bach being run by 2 brothers, Billy and Thomas Jenkins. They held the sole agency in the district for Nortons Brewery, Carmarthen. Nortons’ wagon was drawn by 4 horses, bringing its load of 9-gallon casks.The brothers also sold beer brewed at Llannon, and sometimes “used it to stiffen-up house-brew when weak”.


Notes:
1871
Anne Jenkins, Ale merchant
Census, 1871

Additional information